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March 15, 2010

Comment Bug

Posted by Urs Schreiber

As you will have noticed, currently this blog is affected by a bug that generates an empty error message whenever a comment is submitted and thereby prevents any comments to be posted.

This is of course rather unfortunate for a blog, and hopefully it will go away, soon. My understanding is the problem is caused by some software update and investigations into the problem are underway.

Meanwhile, I personally found it frustrating that I couldn’t post comments here, and suspect you may feel the same. Since at the same time we are running the nForum intended for meta-discussion related to the nLab, and since that runs just fine, I thought I’d simply forward, for the moment, the comments that I would otherwise post here to that forum.

Notably, I just posted a reply to John’s latest entry Division Algebras and Supersymmetry II to this nForum thread.

This is not meant to be a good solution to the problem. But it does serve as a workaround for the moment.

Posted at March 15, 2010 12:55 PM UTC

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Re: Comment Bug

Yay! I can post a comment now!

Posted by: John Baez on March 16, 2010 5:26 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Comment Bug

Okay, everything seems to work fine again.

Posted by: Urs Schreiber on March 16, 2010 2:30 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Comment Bug

Excellent. Many thanks to Jacques for sorting it out (and keeping us afloat in general).

Posted by: Tom Leinster on March 17, 2010 12:52 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Comment Bug

Hmmm.

Not sure it’s actually fixed, or merely ameliorated. Wish I knew for sure what the problem is.

But comments do seem to be working …

Posted by: Jacques Distler on March 18, 2010 3:45 AM | Permalink | PGP Sig | Reply to this

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